Wolverines compete at UIL Academic Contest

  Penelope Wolverines were very successful at the High School UIL Academic Competition this past week. Students prepared for various contests leading up to the meet at Navarro College in Corsicana. A number of them placed and advanced to the upcoming Regional UIL Contest.
     “I am very proud of all our students who competed in the District UIL Academic competition this year," said Keri Allen, Penelope's UIL Director. "Every student worked very hard and is a great representation of what a Penelope Wolverine is. We have a great group heading to the next level, Regionals.”
     Below is the list of individuals and teams who placed in their events:


Paytin Griffin- 5th

Noah Jones- 6th

2nd Place Team

Current Issues:

Chris Marler- 6th

Computer Applications:

Nathan Robbins- 4th

Maria Gonzales- 5th

Frida Rodriguez- 6th

Copy Editing:

Megan Green- 2nd

Elizabeth Jennings- 3rd

Computer Science-

Raul Cartagena- 1st

Nathan Robbins- 6th

2nd Place Team

Editorial Writing:

Maria Gonzalez- 3rd

Elizabeth Jennings- 5th

Feature Writing:

Melyssa Pineda- 3rd

Paityn Machac- 4th

Courtney Westmoreland- 5th

Headline Writing:

Elizabeth Jennings- 3rd

Megan Green- 5th

Literary Criticism:

Megan Green- 4th


Kennon Redden- 5th

2nd Place Team

Number Sense:

Isaiah Garcia- 5th

News Writing:

Kylia Redden- 3rd

Melyssa Pineda- 4th

Persuasive Speaking:

Mackenzie Gutierrez- 2nd


Elizabeth Jennings- 2nd

Melyssa Pineda- 3rd

Kylie Sexton- 4th


Courtney Westmoreland- 3rd

Megan Esparza- 6th


Hailey Thompson- 1st

Nikki Beshears- 5th

2nd Place Team


Matthew Hueske- 5th